Monday, June 11, 2018

Casting News - Roger Bart, Tommy Martinez, Zuri Adele and Sherry Cola Board Freeform's 'Good Trouble'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - June 11, 2018

CBS' The Neighorhood; CBS All Access' Tell Me a Story; and Freeform's Good Trouble.

  • Tommy Martinez, Zuri Adele, Sherry Cola and Roger Bart have been cast as series regulars on the upcoming spinoff of The Fosters starring Maia Mitchell and Cierra Ramirez. Moreover, Emma Hunton and Ken Kirby are set to recur.
  • Martinez will play Gael, a socially conscious and politically active graphic designer.
  • Adele will play Malika, a whip-smart former foster kid with a pension for social justice.
  • Cola will play Alice, a first generation Asian-American who manages the apartment complex.
  • Bart will play Judge Wilson, a conservative judge for whom Callie (Mitchell) is clerking.
  • Hunton will play Davia, a no-holds-barred teacher who also lives at The Coterie.
  • Kirby will play Benjamin, a conservative fellow clerk who works with Callie.
  • In the upcoming comedy's second major recasting, Beth Behrs has been tapped to play the female lead opposite Max Greenfield, Cedric the Entertainer and Tichina Arnold. She replaces Dreama Walker, who played the role in the pilot. The role also brings Behrs back to CBS after starring for six seasons in 2 Broke Girls.
  • She will play Gemma, Dave's (Greenfield) wife who accepts a teaching promotion that requires the family to relocate to Pasadena.
  • Paul Wesley has joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Kim Catrall, Danielle Campbell and Billy Magnussen. His casting reunites him with series creator Kevin Williamson after starring for eight seasons in The CW's The Vampire Diaries.
  • He will play Eddie, a derelict and troubled individual whose petulance is fueled even more by his problems with drugs and alcohol. Although he works as a bartender, he also splits his time as a low-level drug dealer and part-time thief with his older brother Mitch, who never fails to treat Eddie as the lowly delinquent that he is.